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World silver medallist and 2013 European middleweight champion Jason Quigley has made his long awaited move into professional boxing.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2014
Manny Pacquiao has filed a lawsuit against Floyd Mayweather Jr and Golden Boy Promotions boss Oscar de la Hoya over claims he has used performance-enhancing drugs.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2009
Manny Pacquiao was delighted to have claimed another bigger opponent as a victim following his impressive 12th-round stoppage of welterweight title-holder Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas.
Sun, 15 Nov, 2009
MIGUEL COTTO will step into the ring tonight determined not to become another footnote in Manny Pacquiao’s rise to boxing superstardom.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2009
Manchester’s light-welterweight king Ricky Hatton faces Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Casino in the early hours of tomorrow morning in the first super-fight of 2009. But has the economic downturn impacted on the appetite for big time boxing Stateside? Simon Lewis reports from Nevada.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
MANNY PACQUIAO will be looking to cement a legacy of his own this weekend when he attempts to conquer the light-welterweight division by beating Ricky Hatton.
Fri, 01 May, 2009
Ricky Hatton will face Manny Pacquiao in one of the most lucrative fights of 2009 after the Filipino fighter finally signed a contract following weeks of uncertainty.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2009
RICKY HATTON’S adviser has revealed early negotiations are under way with Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr after admitting the proposed showdown with Manny Pacquiao is “dead in the water”.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
Legendary trainer Freddie Roach isn’t allowing a battle with Parkinson’s Disease curtail his development of a new era of boxing superstars. Simon Lewis spoke to him in Los Angeles.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2009
FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR has approached Ricky Hatton’s team about a possible rematch in 2009, according to the Englishman’s camp.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2008
Manny Pacquiao turned boxing's "dream fight" into a nightmare for Oscar De La Hoya, scoring an eighth-round technical knockout victory at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas last night.
Sun, 07 Dec, 2008
BOXING’S most recognisable name takes on the world’s best pound-for-pound fighter tonight when Oscar De La Hoya meets Manny Pacquiao in a 12-round welterweight bout at the MGM Grand (2am, Sky Sports pay per view).
Sat, 06 Dec, 2008
FORGET the history-making heavies, the marvellous middles and the lightning lights – boxing’s traditional weight divisions are facing meltdown at the hands of a new phenomenon designed to meet the credit crunch head-on.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2008
RICKY HATTON believes he can be the ‘Golden Boy’ of Europe by building a boxing empire to rival his role model, Oscar De La Hoya.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2008
Ricky Hatton hopes to crown his reinvigorated career in front of 100,000 fans at Wembley with a mouthwatering fight against Oscar De la Hoya.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2008
Amir Khan will bank on the experience of top American trainer Freddie Roach to get his career back on track after his stunning 54 second knockout defeat to Breidis Prescott in Manchester earlier this month.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
OSCAR DE LA HOYA is convinced he has found the right style to defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr in their rematch this September.
Mon, 05 May, 2008
Former WBC super welterweight champion Oscar De La Hoya dominated Steve Forbes, winning a unanimous decision in a 12-round bout at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles.
Sun, 04 May, 2008
RICKY HATTON craves a rematch with Floyd Mayweather — and efforts to lure the American to Wembley next spring have already begun.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2008
RICKY HATTON has made up his mind to fight on following the first defeat of his career to Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2007
Ricky Hatton will fly home to consider his fighting future this week after falling short in his quest to wrest the WBC welterweight title from Floyd Mayweather.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
SOMEONE’S ‘0’ had to go when the undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Ricky Hatton went toe-to-toe but both victor and vanquished now face tough decisions about their futures, career choices that will have a knock-on effect for some of boxing’s biggest names.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
THEY may have spent the last three months winding each other up, pouring scorn on their rival’s talents and rubbishing each other’s prospects for success in tonight’s WBC welterweight title fight but if there is one thing that both the Mayweather and Hatton camps agree on, it is that boxing is once again back in the big time.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2007
RICKY HATTON’S reward for shattering the unbeaten record of Floyd Mayweather will be the title of the best fighter on the planet — and a triumphant Wembley homecoming against Oscar De La Hoya.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2007
RICKY HATTON has vowed to prove the world wrong and leave Floyd Mayweather with no room for excuses when the pair clash in their world welterweight title showdown on December 8.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2007
ONLY a big fight night in the Big Apple can start with Don King in a Santa Claus outfit and end with a promoter and his boxer both staking claims to fight the same man.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2007
RICKY HATTON will evoke the spirit of Roberto Duran in his quest to become the first man to defeat Floyd Mayweather and establish himself as the number one pound-for-pound boxer in the world.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2007
Ricky Hatton is set to get his wish of a career-defining super-fight against Floyd Mayweather after his father Ray confirmed he had reached a deal “in principle” with the American’s representatives.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2007
RICKY HATTON can start planning for a lucrative pay-per-view future against the biggest names in his sport after sinking Jose Luis Castillo in style at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2007
Ricky Hatton admits he has been below par for his last two fights and is looking for improvement against Jose Luis Castillo next month.
Wed, 09 May, 2007
EVEN before Saturday’s super-fight against Oscar De La Hoya, few would have been willing to bet on Floyd Mayweather keeping his word and retiring from his sport undefeated at the age of 30.
Tue, 08 May, 2007
FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR couldn’t win over the crowd, or even his own father. All he could win was the only thing that really counted Saturday night, his fight against Oscar De La Hoya.
Mon, 07 May, 2007
Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. came face to face at the weigh-in as their super-fight in Las Vegas approaches.
Sat, 05 May, 2007
OSCAR DE LA HOYA says Saturday’s super-fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas is about much more than defining a generation of world-class boxers – it is about saving his sport.
Fri, 04 May, 2007
FLOYD Mayweather has reiterated his intention to retire from boxing following his super-fight with Oscar De La Hoya in Las Vegas on Saturday night — and believes his legacy will grow as the years go by.
Thu, 03 May, 2007
Oscar De La Hoya will be trained by Freddie Roach for his WBC light-middleweight super-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr after deciding not use his usual trainer – Floyd Mayweather Sr.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2007
RICKY HATTON reclaimed his old IBF light-welterweight title and set up a June super-fight back on the Las Vegas Strip after battling past Juan Urango at the Paris Casino.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2007
RICKY HATTON has revealed his days as a two-weight world champion are numbered ahead of his quest to regain the IBF light-welterweight title from Juan Urango in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
FLOYD MAYWEATHER made an extraordinary retirement pledge after underlining his status as the best boxer in the sport by claiming the WBC welterweight title from Carlos Baldomir.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2006
Oscar De La Hoya returned to the ring in sensational style to reclaim a world title at the expense of Ricardo Mayorga this morning.
Sun, 07 May, 2006
HOWARD EASTMAN pushed Bernard Hopkins all the way but failed to land the undisputed world middleweight title at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2005
Light-welterweight champion Kostya Tszyu is set to sign a four-fight deal which would see him take on England’s Ricky Hatton and Oscar de la Hoya, according to reports in his homeland.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2004
Boxing star Oscar de la Hoya has revealed he will drop down to the welterweight division after rubbishing reports of his retirement.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2004
OSCAR DE LA HOYA thought he could trade punches with a bigger and stronger fighter. Bernard Hopkins made him pay for his mistake with two body shots that left the challenger pounding his gloves on the canvas in bitter frustration at a career opportunity lost.
Mon, 20 Sep, 2004